Russell Simmons Talks to MG About Islamophobia, Muslim Women’s Day and the Media

In the spirit of our first-ever Muslim Women’s Day, I had the opportunity to have a conversation about Islamophobia and media misrepresentation with music mogul, entrepreneur, author, activist, and philanthropist Russell Simmons. Uncle Rush is the chairman of the Foundation for Ethnic Understanding, a partner on our #MuslimWomensDay campaign and the organization behind Muslims Are Speaking Out….

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Get Ready for Muslim Women’s Day on March 27!

For the first time ever this Women’s History Month, MuslimGirl.com is teaming up with dozens of media and web partners to designate March 27 as Muslim Women’s Day! This day is all about centering Muslim women’s stories and voices. We call upon our allies to pass the mic to Muslim women by elevating their narratives online for the…

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Muslim Girl Teamed Up With Getty Images to Change the Way You See Muslim Women

OMG, finally! You know how the only stock images we ever see of Muslim women online, in blogs, and in advertisements are the same stereotypical depiction? They are usually hidden behind veils, wearing black clothes, not really doing much besides being… stereotypically Muslim. The images we’re used to seeing of Muslim women elicit a negative feeling…